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Report: Chaos, rising temps at nursing home where 12 died

Aug. 27, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — A Florida nursing home descended into chaos as its temperatures rose after Hurricane Irma knocked out its air conditioning in 2017, leading to the deaths of 12 people and the arrest this week of an administrator and three nurses on manslaughter charges, according to a report cited by...

Attorneys: Charges expected in Florida nursing home deaths

Aug. 25, 2019 7:11 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Defense attorneys said Sunday that arrests are expected shortly in the case of a Florida nursing home where 12 patients died after its air conditioning power went out amid sweltering heat following Hurricane Irma in 2017. Lawrence Hashish told The Associated Press his client is...

Whistleblower accuses GE of fraud, misleading investors

Aug. 15, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A whistleblower who warned regulators about Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme is now accusing General Electric of misleading investors, sending the company's stock on a downward spiral. Investigator Harry Markopolos accused GE on Thursday of engaging in accounting fraud worth $38 billion,...

Canada: systematic failures let killer ex-nurse keep killing

Jul. 31, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

WOODSTOCK, Ontario (AP) — A commission examining the case of a former nurse in Canada who killed eight nursing home residents says systemic failures in long-term care allowed Elizabeth Wettlaufer to carry out her crimes without raising suspicion. Wettlaufer is serving a life sentence after pleading guilty...